Dystrophic soft tissue calcification

Dystrophic soft tissue calcification is a type of soft-tissue calcification, which occurs in damaged or necrotic tissue, while the serum level is normal. It may progess to ossification, in which case a cortical and trabecular bone pattern is visible.

An often cited approach to developing a differential diagnosis is using VINDICATE

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rID: 17119
Section: Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Dystrophic calcification
  • Dystrophic soft-tissue calcifications

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